Three-quarters of dairy farmers ‘feed contaminated rations’

Farmers need to test for mycotoxins and bacteria at the feed face of clamped forage to help avoid cattle health problems, a survey has shown.

The research was carried out collaboratively between Bristol Vet School, the University of Nottingham, Duchy College, Micron Bio-Systems, Mole Valley Farmers and AB Vista and was revealed at the Dairy Show at the Bath and West Showground in Somerset.

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